December 17, 2018

A new Oboe Reed Making Video Demonstration

Here is the first video in a small series by oboist Pierre Roy. He takes an oboe reed from blank to finished reed in these videos. They are fantastic and I will post all of them up here. Worth the time to watch.     Reed in Stages Normally I make the oboe reed not […]

How To Get a Better Opening On An Oboe Reed

I have had several people ask me about openings on their oboe reeds, specifically how to make them a bit bigger and more stable. Here is part of an email which I received from Eli: “It has to do with the cane I buy, the gouge of that cane, the way I tie it on, […]